What’s Google up to?

If you are noticing large spikes or drops in traffic and views, this may be due to the Google Core update on May 4th – but Google hasn’t made that an official algorithm update. Drops in rankings may also have to do with your brand name matching the search...

Updating Google My Business During COVID-19

Hello friends, As you know I am always promoting using the excellent Internet Real Estate called Google My Business Knowledge Panel (GMB). Updating your GMB is helpful for customers to learn of your new hours and/or cleaning processes and even delivery or online...

Google and MORE Changes – Featured Snippet URL

On January 22nd, Google announced that it will no longer automatically present the URLs within Featured Snippets among the page one organic results. URLs used within a Featured Snippet subsequently ranked organically on page one of the SERP. Now, and as a rule, such...

Getting Tight with Google

ARE YOUR BFF WITH GOOGLE?                                     You can be.   As a local business, you have some very awesome Real Estate that is just given to you by Google, yes, given to you. And since Google is King of Search, you would be a little silly not to...

Google Reviews Study

Key Findings The average Google Reviews star rating for a local business is 4.42 stars. Only 5% of businesses have a Google average star rating below 3 stars, while 61% have 4-5 stars. Businesses appearing in the Google Local 3-pack have an average of 47 Google...